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Otto Bell – the eagle huntress

When we are supported particularly from those that are close to us we can naturally develop a belief system which supports what we want to achieve. At times it is not always as simple as that. We can have doubts regardless of our support. Aisholpan shows us to remain determined, to be courageous, to practice, to develop relationships and move forward…

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George Miller – lorenzo’s oil

Lorenzo’s Oil is based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone who search for the cure to their son’s disease adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). The movie received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Original Screenplay in the 65th Academy Awards…

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Curtis Hanson & Michael Apted – chasing mavericks

Chasing Mavericks is a biographical drama of the life of Jay Moriarity an American Surfer who at the age of 16 was made internationally famous appearing on the cover of Surfer magazine…

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Ron Howard – a beautiful mind

The movie is based on the life of John Nash a Nobel Laureate in Economics. It was inspired by the bestselling Pulizer Prize …

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Ben Stiller – the secret life of walter mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is directed, co-produced and stars Ben Stiller as Walter Mitty. It is the second film adaption of James Thurber’s short story…

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Jon Favreau – chef

Written, directed and starring Jon Favreau with a line-up of stars that are dotted through the movie giving you bonus points. The story line centres on a Chef…

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Lucy Walker – Waste Land

Wasteland is a documentary that follows the journey of Vik Muniz who engages in a project to create artwork with the help of catadores (pickers) of recycle materials…

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Steve McQueen – 12 years a slave

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup, who was a New York State born free African American who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841…

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Ridley Scott – gladiator

Gladiator is the story of a Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius who finds himself embroiled in aftermath of a betrayal of an ambitious emperor’s son. Through a series of…

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Jake Goldberger – life of a king

Inspired by true events, Cuba Gooding Jr plays Eugene Brown recently released from prison after serving 18 years for bank robbery. While in jail Eugene learns…

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Steven Soderbergh – erin brockovich

Julia Roberts plays the feisty character of Erin Brockovich to win her Best Actress awards in the Academy Awards, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award. Based on a true story of a woman who discovers foul play…

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Scott Hicks – shine

Shine is a biographical drama based on the life of pianist David Helfgott played by Geoffrey Rush. Geoffrey Rush won the Academy Award for Best Actor…

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